His guest appearances include performances with the Metropolitan Opera New York, Teatro alla Scala Milan, Bavarian State Opera, Staatsoper Berlin, Dresden Semperoper, Staatsoper Hamburg, Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Grand Théâtre de Genève, Theater an der Wien; New York Carnegie Hall, Berlin Philharmonie, Cologne Philharmonie, Konzerthaus Dortmund, Hamburg Laeiszhalle, Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Auditorium di Milano, Vienna Musikverein & Konzerthaus; Bochum Ruhrtriennale, Wiener Festwochen, Salzburg Easter Festival, Salzburg Festival, Verbier Festival, Bergen International Festival and Hong Kong Arts Festival.
Thomas Ebenstein has worked with a number of prestigious conductors such as Thomas Adès, Semyon Bychkov, Riccardo Chailly, Christoph Eschenbach, Adam Fischer, Daniele Gatti, Valery Gergiev, Marek Janowski, Philippe Jordan, Zubin Metha, Ingo Metzmacher, Andris Nelsons, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Kirill Petrenko, Sir Simon Rattle, Christian Thielemann and Franz Welser-Möst.
His repertoire include such roles as Pedrillo (The Abduction from the Seraglio) – amongst others at the Salzburg Festival, also published on DVD on Arthaus Musik, David (The Mastersingers from Nuremberg), Steersman (The Flying Dutchman), Dancing Master (Ariadne on Naxos), Scrivener (Khovanshchina), Truffaldino (The Love for Three Oranges) and Alfred (The Bat).
At the beginning of 2018, his debut recording with Lieder from R. Strauss, Schönberg, Zemlinsky and Korngold has been released on Capriccio (Première Portraits).
updated: April 2022